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Mentoring

Youth Horizons / Mentoring (Page 9)

We are pleased to announce the unveiling of our new game room! Every year, the International Interior Design Association Wichita City Center hosts a fundraising event to support a local charitable organization. After application, Youth Horizons was chosen as this year’s recipient of the Extreme Makeover: IIDA Edition 2013.   The organization got to work transforming the...

Youth Horizons is looking for interns interested in gaining experience working with at-risk youth. The interns who fill this position should expect to leave with an in-depth understanding of the mentoring department of the organization. In addition, they'll gain an increased awareness of and experience with at-risk youth, primarily children growing up in fatherless homes....

Foam mustaches, crazy hats, flowers and princess movies were some of the themes at the 2nd Annual Ladies Mentoring Brunch earlier this month. Ladies of all ages gathered at Youth Horizons March 2 for the event, which was exclusively for female mentors and protégés. The morning began with a brunch served and prepared by volunteers. Everyone...

[caption id="attachment_2212" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Linda and Chalyssa"][/caption] “I appreciate him because he spends a lot of time with me. Pretty much he’s like family with ours.” “I learned from her how to do my manners…” “How to eat lots of vegetables…” “Thank you for not giving up on me.” These are just a few of the things protégés from the...

Smiles, sugar cookies, and Christmas music were the order of the day at the Youth Horizons Mentoring Christmas Party over the holidays. The party was held Dec. 15th at Pathway Church. The event was an opportunity for mentors, protégés and their families to come together and celebrate the Christmas season. Each child in the mentoring...

At Youth Horizons we are committed to the safety of the children we serve. As I think about the kids we serve, they are not just kids we serve but they are "our kids". In considering a volunteer one of the questions that we consider is, "Would I feel comfortable with this prospective volunteer spending...

We've welcomed several new mentors to the community and school-based programs this fall. We are excited to watch these matches grow! [caption id="attachment_2104" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Sharon and Danejia"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2105" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Flint and Francisco"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2106" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rebecca and Marshea"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2109" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Allen and Joeinus"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2108" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Teresa and KiAnna"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2107" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Oscar...

We’ve had the opportunity this past month to spend some time as a staff with kids on our waiting list. Some of the kids went out to our boy’s ranch and cooked hot dogs. As you can see, the evening was a lot of fun! It was also a good reminder of the need. As you...

Over the past year many new additions have been made to the Youth Horizons family photograph. We wanted to give you the chance to put a face with the names you may have heard! Psalm 64:5 says, “For you have heard my vows, O God; you have given me the heritage of those who fear...